MVC Tourney Roundup

The Missouri Valley Conference Tournament began at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis last night. Seventh-seeded Missouri State topped 10th-seeded Southern Illinois, 61-53. Ninth-seeded Drake defeated eighth-seeded Bradley, 81-66. Today, top-seeded Creighton plays Drake, Fourth-seeded Evansville faces number-five Indiana State, second-seeded Wichita State meets Missouri State and third-seeded Northern Iowa takes on sixth-seeded Illinois State.